DA:Eskom must come clean on Load-shedding and the impact it will have on vaccine rollout

Tebogo Msimanga | The Democratic Alliace (DA)  is calling on Eskom to provide an urgent state-of-the-system update and explain how its loadshedding schedule will be managed to ensure that it does not affect the vaccine rollout process. Power Utility  Eskom, announced on Sunday that it will implement stage 2 loadshedding until Tuesday, 18 May 2021. […]

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DA wants Cele to account for dire crime statistics

Tebogo Msimanga | The Democratic Alliance says the release of the crime statistics for the 4th quarter of the 2020/2021 financial year on Friday highlights the fact that South African Police Service (SAPS) can no longer delay tackling the DNA backlog crisis. It is reported that there are 200 000 unprocessed pieces of evidence at […]

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ANC concerned about leaking of its internal discussions

Tebogo Msimanga | The African National Congress (ANC) says it is concerned about the growing tendency of leaking internal discussions of the organization, including the implications of such practice. ANC National Spokesperson Pule Mabe said a case in point is the leaking of information to a digital media platform referred to as Insight Factor that […]

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“Magashule’s suspension long overdue”

Tebogo Msimanga | The FW de Klerk Foundation says it welcomes the suspension of African National Congress( ANC)  Secretary general, Ace Magashule, as well as other ANC members facing criminal charges  particularly corruption or other serious crimes. The announcement by the ANC’s National Working Committee (NWC) was made on Tuesday and key people affected by […]

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“Residents in desperate need of dignified housing, projects remain incomplete and vandalised”

Just News| The Democratic Alliance (DA) leadership in Gauteng conducted oversight inspections at the incomplete housing projects at the Kwa-Masiza hostel community residential units, and the Boiketlong incomplete housing project, in the Emfuleni Local Municipality. DA Gauteng Leader Solly Msimanga said they were appalled to discover the current status of the incomplete residential units at […]

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DA calls for an urgent investigation into allegations of Sedibeng top officials soliciting R1 million bribe

Just News | The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Gauteng is calling on the Gauteng MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Lebogang Maile to urgently investigate allegations that Sedibeng top officials solicited a R1million bribe from Mafoko Security Patrols PTY (LTD). DA Emfuleni North Constituency Head, Kingsol Chabalala said the DA has a letter […]

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President Ramaphosa announces date for Local Government Elections

Just News| President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced Wednesday, 27 October 2021, as the date on which local government elections will take place. This will be the sixth time under South Africa’s democratic dispensation that voters will elect leadership and public representatives at metropolitan, district and local level. The President urges eligible – and especially first-time […]

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DA welcomes findings that Judge Hlophe is guilty of misconduct

Tebogo Msimanga | The Democratic Alliance (DA) says it welcomes the Judicial Conduct Tribunal’s (JCT) finding that Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe is guilty of gross misconduct. DA Shadow Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Glynnis Breytenbach said Hlope’s behaviour through the years have “destroyed” the reputation of the Western Cape Division of the […]

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